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Saturday, March 31st 2007

4:00 PM

GLENAFTON ATHLETIC 2 Saltcoats Victoria 0 Ayrshire Weekly Press Cup 1st Round

GLENAFTON ATHLETIC 2 Saltcoats Victoria 0

Scorers:  Brown, Cassidy

New signing Ryan Scobie partnered Gavin Brown up front with Darren Johnstone again dropping back to the centre of defence, alongside John Kane. Although Scobie looked lively throughout it was Brown that eventually broke the deadlock in the 38th minute when he latvhed on to a long clearance from Gary Matthews to lash the ball home.

Half-time Glenafton Athletic 1 Saltcoats Vics 0

At the start of the second half Gary Matthews made way for Alan Morrison to make his debut in goal for the Glens. He was seldom called upon which was in stark contrast to his counterpart Gary Fulton. The Vics goalie denied Brown a second goal with a great save and made a number of other timely interventions to keep the score-line at 1-0. The Glens effectively laid siege to the Vics goals in the closing 10 minutes but could not add to their tally until the closing minute when Paul Cassidy pounced on some slack defending at the edge of the box and calmly slotted the ball beyond Fulton.

The Glens now meet Craigmark at Dalmellington in the 2nd Round next week.

Full time Glenafton Athletic 2 Saltcoats Vics 0

Glenafton Athletic: Matthews Morrison); Jordan, Johnstone, Kane, Quinn; Connolly (McMillan), Howie, Cassidy, Haggarty; Brown, Scobie (Weightman)

 

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Gavin Brown goes close

 

Mark Quinn in control

 

Paul Cassidy in action

 

New signing Ryan Scobie

 

Gavin Brown and Ryan Scobie

 

7 Read what others say.

Posted by alex jess:

Gerry shuffled the pack and and none of our two keepers were tested and the vics keeper was outstanding and of course we are in the next round what more could a real supporter want
Saturday, March 31st 2007 @ 11:43 PM

Posted by mark:

Bobby, you're description of the first goal is completely wrong. See my post in the forum.

mark
Wednesday, April 4th 2007 @ 11:28 AM

Posted by Anonymous:

Sorry Mark - I was going by the video footage in Siney's site. Was that goal chopped off? thanks again bobby
Wednesday, April 4th 2007 @ 1:00 PM

Posted by SINEY:

Sorry about that Bobby i missed Gavins goal,that first goal i got was ruled offside,Gavins goal was a screamer which due to getting distracted i missed it,and it was as good as the goal he scored against Meadow[ i was fuming ]couldnt get my camera on quick enough.
Wednesday, April 4th 2007 @ 9:00 PM

Posted by mark:

Thanks Bobby, yes I had forgotten the offside goal or I wouldn't have jumped at you so quickly. Got to be fair and say it was offside by the way.

mark
Thursday, April 5th 2007 @ 10:45 AM

Posted by SINEY:

Must disagree with u Mark, as u can clearly see on my on my cinemascope,widescreen, high def,recoring of the match, he was at least 2 inches onside, hahahaha. :)
Friday, April 6th 2007 @ 9:25 AM

Posted by mark:

Trust you Siney. Gonna rename you eagle-eyes.
Friday, April 6th 2007 @ 11:04 AM

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